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Donovan/Nobles petition 1,500 short

August 12, 2010

Realtor Marty Donovan has told PNJ columnist Mark O’Brienthat his petition drive is still 1,500 signatures short of the necessary number (about 40 percent) needed to force a referendum on the Pensacola City Council’s approval of…

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Better Pensacola Forum shows some improvement

August 11, 2010

For the first time in three years of polling, more voters think things are going in the right direction than thinking things are on the wrong track. A plurality of all Escambia County voters think that…

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Another Fishing Bridge?

August 11, 2010

Mike Williams, co-host of the BLAB TV program “Catchin’ Fish” tells IN he is starting a campaign to create a new fishing bridge in Pensacola Bay—by transforming one that already exists. “I’m going before the Gulf…

Politics

St. Pete Buzz has Rick Scott meltdown (video)

August 11, 2010

From The Buzz:For the first time in awhile, it seemed that Bill McCollum seized the initiative from frontrunner Rick Scott, who’s accusing his opponent of Third World thuggery. Story here. Video here of how Scott says…

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Feinberg Promises More Generous Checks

August 11, 2010

“I’m not Superman,” Kenneth Feinberg, the designated claims czar for the BP oil disaster, told a packed conference center on the University of West Florida campus in Pensacola, Fla. For an hour, he listened to restaurant…

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Greene posts documents

August 11, 2010

Yesterday after I questioned why Democratic U.S. Senate hopeful Jeff Greene hadn’t posted the documents he said cleared his Cuba trip, I received this email: From: Craig Plazure Date: Tue, Aug 10, 2010 at 9:08 AM…

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Scott upset his past is questioned

August 11, 2010

Millionaire Rick Scott is upset that his questionable business past has become an issue in his bid to buy the Republican nomination to be Florida’s next governor. The Sarasota Herald Tribune reports that Scott blasted rival…

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Code of Ethics….for Broward

August 11, 2010

Broward County Commissioners passed a Code of Ethics yesterday. It sets up an inspector general with the power to investigate the public’s allegations of corruption, waste and fraud. It also requires people to register as lobbyists.…

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NOAA Opens More Gulf Waters

August 10, 2010

Command Center Press Release: Today NOAA reopened 5,144 square miles of Gulf waters to commercial and recreational finfish fishing. The reopening was announced after consultation with FDA and under a re-opening protocol agreed to by NOAA,…

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Federal BP cases to be heard in New Orleans

August 10, 2010

Today the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation ruled that the oil spill litigation will be consolidated in New Orleans, before the Honorable Judge Carl J. Barbier. The motion was signed by the Chair, John Heyburn II,…